Omahaâ€™s Fylicia Reneeâ€™ King
She wrote, performed and produced her 1-Woman Show, "Momma Was A Bad Mutha..shut Yo Mouth", where she portrayed 15 characters. In 2005, it garnered her an NAACP "Best Lead Actress" Theater award nomination
Where Sheâ€™s From: Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Fylicia Reneeâ€™ King has been honing her craft as an actor, voice-over artist, writer and producer, in the Los Angeles area for nearly six years.
In that period of time, sheâ€™s appeared on "The Shield", "The Bold & The Beautiful", the critically acclaimed film "Cryptz", several independent short films, 12 stage plays, an MTV promo and two LIFETIME Network promos; as well as numerous National T.V. Commercials.
Where Sheâ€™s At: As a writer, she wrote, performed and produced her 1-Woman Show, "Momma Was A Bad Mutha..shut Yo Mouth", where she portrayed 15 characters. In 2005, it garnered her an NAACP "Best Lead Actress" Theater award nomination. In 2004, her 1-Woman show won the preliminary round of "15-Minutes of Fem "V" solo competition. Additionally, she completed a 6-week run at Masquers Cabaret, receiving rave reviews from the LA Weekly.
In 2003, Fylicia Reneeâ€™ King was nominated by the Coleman and Smith Theater Company for a "Best Supporting Actress" Award.
Where Sheâ€™s Heading: In 2005, she formed her production company with her long time friend Justin Gelband, "The Other Side Of Money Productions", in which she conceived, wrote and produced "D Street", a childrenâ€™s 30-minute Fitness/Variety show. She teamed up with Josh Duhamel (Star of NBCâ€™s Las Vegas) to shoot a T.V. pilot presentation; which is currently being pitched to major networks. The format for "D Street" is EDUTAINMENT.
Itâ€™s packed full of hot musical guests, athletes, celebrities and dancers. Young people schooling their peers, using the hip-hop culture in a fun and hip way regarding issues affecting their generation (Diabetes Type II, Childhood Obesity & Heart Disease); as well as creating a plat form where young people have a voice.
Kingâ€™s Words Of Wisdom: â€œBe an Optimist and a Dreamer. Expect Greatness from yourself, and the best kind of unexpected surprises will find their way into your lifeâ€”Anonymous. I live by these words everyday, all day.â€?
Kingâ€™s Secrets Of Success: â€œStay focused and positive.Â No one cares about your dreams, desires and goals more than you; so protect them and protect you.â€?
Kingâ€™s Favorite Three Books: â€œThe Coldest Winter Ever, by Sistah Souljah, The Box Car Children,
Pelican Brief and A Time To Kill, by John Grisham.â€?
Kingâ€™s Favorite Movies: â€œMahogany, The Prince of Tides, Lady Sings the Blues,
Thomasina & Bushrod.â€?
The First Three Things King Would Do As President: Asses the war in Iraq, asses Healthcare in this country, and asses and make necessary changes to our Social Security system in this country.â€?
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Ann GarrisonNovember 30,2013 @ 12:14 PM
It was sexy to be against the war back then. He was probably in it to get laid.
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